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anonymous
 one year ago
6. Carbon14 is used to determine the age of artifacts in carbon dating. Carbon14 has a halflife of 5730 years.
a) Write an exponential decay function for a 52mg sample.
b) Find the amount of carbon14 remaining after 10,000 years (round answer to the nearest tenth).
anonymous
 one year ago
6. Carbon14 is used to determine the age of artifacts in carbon dating. Carbon14 has a halflife of 5730 years. a) Write an exponential decay function for a 52mg sample. b) Find the amount of carbon14 remaining after 10,000 years (round answer to the nearest tenth).

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alekos
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0start of by writing down the general decay equation' \[M=M _{0}e ^{kt}\]

alekos
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[ M _{0} = original mass\]

alekos
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now we have to find the constant k
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